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A New Day

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We each have moments where our words and actions fall short of our truest self. Habitual responses and behaviours can cause us to speak or act unconsciously. A situation or comment may trigger a past pain or trauma resulting in a fight, flight or freeze response. Life would be much easier if we could operate from our highest self all of the time, but life is rarely that simple. We can, however, learn to love and accept our blunders for what they are – lessons which point the way forward.

Our setbacks are there to teach us. Do you have unhealed hurts requiring your attention? Is there someone you have yet to forgive? Remember, that person needing your forgiveness may even be you.

Many of us become entangled in self-sabotaging behaviours. But it’s no use beating ourselves up over them. Instead, be gentle with yourself. Recognise what your outer world is trying to teach you about your inner world. Do you feel yourself worthy enough of happiness and fulfilment? Do you recognise that you are loved, loving and lovable even with your flaws and imperfections? Do you believe in yourself enough to make the changes necessary for growth and expansion?

You needn’t dwell on these matters for too long. Simply become aware of them. Then let them go. Move on. As Emerson reminds us, ‘tomorrow is a new day.’ Today, let’s leave the past firmly behind us so we can look to the present moment for creative solutions.

In love & light,

Hayley xx

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3 thoughts on “A New Day

  1. Let them go … how often have I said these words to myself. We’re all guilty of holding onto things aren’t we? Sometimes the hardest thing to do, but the most important, is to be kind to ourselves. Lovely post Hayley.

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  2. Nice post Haley! I have just published a blog earlier how I was so lazy to live my life yesterday that I have missed on the great opportunities that that day has presented. Thank you for the reminder to let go of the past and to be gentle with ourselves and move on…have a great day/night Haley! ☺

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